John Harvey recalls Tibbett & Britten’s (T&B) time in the car industry as a “great adventure”; he does not regret moving into the sector, but wishes T&B had exited sooner as he tells Justin Stanton. Ultimately, the Ford contract forced Harvey to announce T&B’s first profit warning just two days after announcing the annual results in 1995, where the outlook had been bright. “The analysts asked: ‘how deep’s the hole?’ and I said: ‘I have no idea.’ That spooked everybody. Again […]
Clare Bottle (pictured) has been appointed chief executive of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) with Neil Bowker, commercial director of Bowker Group, taking on the role of chairman.
The design and construction of DPD’s new net zero distribution centre in Bicester is being held up as an example of how logistics firms and developers can radically cut carbon in new buildings.
Logistics property developer Prologis has agreed a lease with homeware retailer Dunelm for a new warehousing facility – DC4 – on the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.